Florence M. Bailey
Your letter about my book was especially grateful. To know that you like my settings is a substantial comfort. I had worked on the handbook so long that when it was done I felt almost as if my usefulness [was?] over, but the work that after all I like best, and had put aside for it, was on the country itself, so it is peculiarly comforting to have you feel that I have something left to say. How to say itto interest nature [lovers?] in general, and yet get in the wayside science that I want in is the difficult question.We were all taken by [storm?] by your grand canyon article. I am thankful that you have done it. No one else could have expressed the canyon.Mr. Bailey joins me in hearty New Year wishes to you all,Yours sincerely,Florence M. Bailey
1903 Jan 14
Original letter dimensions: 16.5 x 26 cm.
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